Looking ahead to Mercury retrogrades in 2016:
January 5 – 25, 2016 in Air sign Aquarius. Good for think tank, new ideas, and networking. Mercury is exalted in Aquarius, the best sign for Mercury.
April 28 – May 22, 2016 in Earth sign Taurus. Good to review, organize, and stay solid.
August 30 – September 21, 2016 in Earth sign Virgo. Mercury is comfortable in its rulership sign Virgo.
December 19 – January 8, 2017 in Earth sign Capricorn. Time to review and organize finances and legacies.
Mercury retrograde lasts for three weeks.